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Knowledge is power. We provide training to strengthen the financial health of our community.

Our workshops deliver skills and knowledge in topics that increase the potential for the long term success of your business. Our goal is to provide you with tools that are easy to use and build your confidence in the skills you already possess. Workshop topics include starting a business, writing a business plan, marketing, accounting, purchasing a home, improving credit, and more!

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Tom Simpson, CEO of Ignite Northwest

Free Webinar 6/22 – Learn How to Pitch Your Business Idea to Investors

StartUp Spokane and the Spokane Public Library have created a new series called Jumpstart! The goal of this series is to feature our own local entrepreneurs who will share tips, tricks and stories about how to become and stay successful. This Tuesday (6/22/21) you...

Spokane Journal of Business Puts Womens’ Business Center in the Spotlight

Thank you to the Spokane Journal of Business for featuring our Womens' Business Center manager Nicolle Hansen in this fantastic article highlighting trends in new business ownership. And don't forget, the classes we offer through the WBC are open to anyone seeking to...

Jumpstart – Virtual Business Launching Seminar 6/9 @ 7AM (PST)

CALLING ALL DREAMERS, EARLY-STAGE ENTREPRENEURS, AND NEW BUSINESS OWNERS On June 9th Ladies Who Launch, an organization devoted to supporting women entrepreneurs, will be hosting Jumpstart-- a FREE 1-day crash course virtual summit focused on pre-launch and...
Women's Business Center Wave Business Accounting Class

On Demand Wave Accounting

The Wave system can help you improve the quality of your finances and help reduce the burden of business accounting! The software has multiple features that allow it to integrate with other programs so you can learn how to create a more efficient bookkeeping process for your business. Always available as an “on-demand” workshop! Learn at your own pace.

Unlocking WooCommerce COVID Resilience Workshop

Unlocking WooCommerce (E-Commerce Solutions)

Learn how to use WooCommerce, a popular software which runs on WordPress, to set up your online store. In this course, you’ll learn how to implement WooCommerce by setting up products and payment options,

Developing Customer Relationships Remotely

Success Strategies For Selling And Maintaining Customer Relationships Remotely

The concepts of a CRM will be taught and what implementing a CRM in your business to support your sales and complete customer life cycle. Most CRMs are very flexible and are adaptable to any business model. You will learn how to integrate your CRM into your business for successful remote sales and service.

Cyber Security at the Women's Business Center

Small Business Cyber Security – COVID 19

Many small businesses don’t think they need to worry about cyber-attacks. “Who would be interested in my little business?” In reality, attacks on small businesses are increasing, and the effects on a small business can be devastating.

mobile phone in hand looking at apps

Social Media Marketing Essentials

Learn about the different social media platforms and how to use them. Setup a business presence across multiple platforms to build and grow your audience.

Shopping online

E-Commerce Essentials

Sell your products and services online. Whether you are selling B2B or B2C, you need a place to take your customers for a secure and simple online checkout process. We will look at several options for e-commerce including online payment gateways, merchant services, and selling with online retailers like Amazon.

build a website that your customers will love and that they find easy to use. Don't stress about building a website, this workshop can make it so much easier.

Website Essentials

A website for your business is like the hub of a wheel. It is connected to everything, social media channels, online purchase options, landing pages, news feeds, hours of operations, SEO, and email communications.

On Demand Wave Accounting

The Wave system can help you improve the quality of your finances and help reduce the burden of business accounting! The software has multiple features that allow it to integrate with other programs so you can learn how to create a more efficient bookkeeping process for your business. Always available as an “on-demand” workshop! Learn at your own pace.

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